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From Insulin to Pill

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott A Apr 4. 8 Replies

Today my doctor commented me of the possibility of changing my treatment from insulin to a huge probability of taking pill medications to control my diabetes. Has anyone undergone through a similar…Continue

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Scott A replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"Yeah, my doctor was pushing me to do that....about a month before I finally got my T1 diagnosis. If it's working, I wouldn't change it."
Apr 4
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Apr 4
LadyNononoke replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"I did have the multiple test to verify what type or at least shed some light into what type of diabetes I have. I am type 2 that is for sure according to the labs that showed I had insulin resistance. My mom, dad, gramps and almost everyone has it…"
Apr 4
Trudy replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"Hi Dave, with respect to your last paragraph... I understand that Joslin Diabetes Center is now starting LADA'S, MODY's and Type 2's with insulin immediately. Sounds good to me."
Apr 4
LadyNononoke replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"I need to correct that. Am currently administrating 5 to 10 units from my lantus insulin."
Apr 4
Sensorium139 replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"Wow two discussions about this in one day? lol y'all have some crap doctors.  If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Your A1C is great and you have good control on insulin, right?  It sounds like you do need to get further…"
Apr 4
Dave replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"I think this would be a big mistake. For context, I'm a T2 who voluntarily treats with insulin, rather than pills. Insulin is natural to your body. Even the analogs, while not "natural", are treated by the body as identical. Taking…"
Apr 4
Zoe replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"I am also confused as to why your doctor wants to make this change?"
Apr 4
Helen Howes replied to LadyNononoke's discussion 'From Insulin to Pill'
"What you need is insulin.. You don't have a Metformin shortage, and you are obviously managing OK.. What's the benefit? HH"
Apr 4
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From Insulin to Pill

Today my doctor commented me of the possibility of changing my treatment from insulin to a huge probability of taking pill medications to control my diabetes. Has anyone undergone through a similar path? I had done so about almost 2 decades ago with metformin with horrible results. I am a bit on the fence with this possibility since I had a bad experience with metmorfin( which my doc after he found out of my reaction discarded it quickly) and knowing the horrible stories of other pill meds with…See More
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LadyNononoke replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Type 2 Diabetes TOO is Serious'
"I see this and I remember my recently deceased mom. She told me when I was recently diagnosed with Diabetes to try and avoid insulin and to opt for pills for controlling my diabetes. Oh boy! How she was wrong? She was also diabetic and through out…"
Oct 14, 2013
LadyNononoke replied to mollyjade's discussion 'Insulin use and vegetarianism' in the group Vegetarian Diabetics
"I been reducing mine slowly. I am currently injecting around 18 units a day, sometimes 15 units. My last A1C was in 5.8. In regards to my weight the first time I went vegetarian I drop 30 lbs then went back to my old diet for 2 years and gained back…"
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At 1:07pm on December 13, 2012, Marie B said…

here is an informative blog our member richard157 wrote on c-peptide
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At 3:05am on June 26, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 8:46pm on June 25, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home LadyNononoke...
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
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Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Take care....and keep in touch!

 
 
 

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